Radio “just ain’t” what it used to be. In the olden days, you’d turn the dial, try to avoid the whistles and pops, then land on a station that plays Hotel California every half an hour. Today, you can build your own music playlists, and you can also line up a stream of talk-radio-style podcasts […]
For the new mandate, the Chinese cites American precedent.
European privacy ruling may make it tough for small American companies to enter.
Beware the perils of categorizing employees wrong.
Appeals court protects Apple’s patent on slide-to-unlock, autocorrect, and quicklinks.
The problem with dumping drones into “peeping tom” laws.
High court denies Google’s appeal in Oracle case.
In this case, “sharing” is not caring.
Defeated, the hotel finally stops assaulting your connectivity.
The site may be taking evasive action
Apple, earlier found guilty of conspiring to fix ebook prices, has settled a related case that could have cost it as much as $840 million.
The slapfight continues, as the streaming company blasts Verizon for not giving people the service “they pay you for.” Ouch.
The tech giants (finally) bury the hatchet and join forces on patent reform.
Oracle is suing Google to protect its business, but the copyright suit over Java has bigger consequences on the line.
The federal appeals court in the Oracle-Google case reverses a lower court and potentially throws the modern Internet into confusion.
Today a federal judge ruled the NSA’s bulk collection of phone records is legal.
Oracle has filed an appeal of the case it lost to Google in 2012 on if application programming interfaces can be copyrighted.
Samsung has won a meaningless ban on last-gen Apple products. Bully for Samsung, but it’s time to end the patent wars.
Ditto, a 15-person eyewear startup, is being sued by a giant competitor over alleged patent infringment. Many believe these kinds of patent fights stifle innovation by small companies that can’t afford to defend themselves.
Is it OK to abuse — or even “kill” — robot dogs or cats? If not, should we extend them legal rights analogous to animal-cruelty laws? Where would you draw the line?